Port Credit Marine Surveys
& Yacht Delivery
Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors
American Boat & Yacht Council
Essential boating courses
The law, maritime and admiralty
Few boaters I have met have the required
paperwork onboard and fewer still are aware
of the legal requirements of being on the
water so here are some links to help get
you up to speed and a couple of other interestng
Canadian Coast Guard
Marine services. Some pretty good information
Transportation Safety Board, read all about past and current marine investigations and view marine statistics.
Canada Shipping Act (CSA 2001)
The new Act affects everyone in boating. Check it out.
Responsibilities & liability of marine surveyors a case study of a surveyor who got sued.
Dept. of Marine Safety
Keep up with the latest boating legislation and safety regulations.
The "rules of the road" should be aboard every vessel. International rules and Canadian modifications for near shore and inland waterways.
Transport Canada TP1332 -
Current legal requirements for construction of pleasure craft in Canada.
Transport Canada TP 127
Ships Electrical Systems. Some of this also applies to pleasure craft.
TC Safe Boating Guide
This is one of several documents you are required by law to have on board and explains all the heiroglyphics on your charts.
USCG Navigation Rules, International and US inland rules have a few differences, You should know both before heading south on the ICW.
United Nations Convention on the Law of The Sea.